The St John’s Villas are in a peaceful spot, on a hillside surrounded by olive groves that look out towards the Mediterranean Sea.
The villas are just a ten-minute walk away from the village centre of Tsilivi – although the journey back is a bit of a steep climb. There’s also a sandy beach within a few minutes’ drive away.
Each of the St John’s Villas is set in private grounds, with a well-kept garden and a swimming pool sunk into a tiled patio. There’s a barbecue and dining table out here for al fresco dining, too.
Décor is neutral and contemporary, with dark-wood furnishings and mod cons like DVD players and Wi-Fi zones. Living areas all come with French doors, which open onto a balcony or poolside terrace.
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On the upper floor, with an en suite bathroom.
Sleeping two guests with an en suite bathroom. This is the third bedroom in St John's Villas - Olive Tree, Ibiscus and Cherry Tree.
Two bedroom villas have a large upper terrace. The three bedroom villas share the upper terrace between both bedrooms.
On the lower floor.
Living and dining room
In the Camellia, Cherry tree, Olive tree and Ibiscus villas the living and dining room with two divans, TV, DVD player, stereo and French doors leading to the covered terrace by the pool. The Camellia also has sea views.
In the Apricot and Jasmine villas the open-plan kitchen and lounge area leads to a balcony above the pool area. Pools are accessed out of the main villa door or by the lounge balcony and then down some steps.
- Health and fitness centre*
- Satellite TV
- CD player
- Coffee bar
- Pool table*
- Children's play area
- Free Wi-Fi zones
- Reception area*
- Internet area*
- Steam room*
- Washing machine
- Beauty salon*
- Pool towels
- Iron and board
- Private parking
- DVD Player
Per person prices are usually lower for large parties.
Please choose a date for accurate prices for your party.
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We were burgled
We were in one of the five villas that were burgled in the early hours of Friday the 19th August 2016.it was our 3rd visit back to these villas really loved them but won't be going back. Most villas were broken into by climbing onto the air conditioning unit outside and through the downstairs bathroom window, with us they used one side of a patio door that was unlock we didn't know it opened nevermind it being unlocked . That side of the door had big no entry signs on and the television and television unit was in front of it . Has a parents our worst nightmare came true that night they went into my son's bedroom downstairs , fortunately for us they didn't wake up and only took a rucksack because all valuables were in the safe. The security here is rubbish kept saying we have cameras yes they have but not in the right areas. The 3 villas at the top Bluebell,Iris and Amarylis are very isolated definitely no cameras up there. The security they have are maintenance men working all day and then put a high vis vest on at night and patrol the grounds with a stick , torch and whistle they would phoned a private firm if they see someone. All the management kept saying we've never been burgled here before which is a lie because one of the other victims have been contacted by someone that was burgled as well .some villas had thousands of pounds worth of electrical equipment stolen all they were after was iPad ,iPhones , go pro ,cameras , money . It had to be an inside job. After the burglary my sons were having to lock the bedroom door with a key from the inside we locked the downstairs bathroom with a key. Barricaded the patio door with a coffee table and the main door had the kitchen table up to it. Our 9 yr old daughter started having panick attacks so she slept with me and we locked our door and my husband slept on his own couldn't lock that door there wasn't a key. Don't leave the air con on downstairs cause it's too noisy and can't hear if someone comes in. It's took me along time in writing this because we were so upset. Will be going back to Tsilivi but not this year and certainly never back to these villas.More
Well here we are again 4 years since we last came most of them updated now , still the same villas very clean maids pop in most days , cannot praise them enough do a fantastic job. The swimming pool was really clean & safe for children, they have two good restaurants serving nice food with drinks to follow. Don't forget they do have a small supermarket but could workout dear in some cases you can order food for a barbecue. Why not take a walk down to the town ok going down the hill but a nightmare coming back got some good supermarkets to get your supplies, getting a taxi one way is â¬6 one way. We would like to thank all the staff for there hard work & making our holiday a fantastic Time. Sandra , David , Chris , Samantha, & grandchildren. More
The town of Tsilivi is lovely. Plenty of gift shops and lots of places to dine out. Restaurant staff are very friendly.
Five of these villas were broken into while guests were In bed when we were there last year. Sorry but would think twice or more before going back. The staff were really unresponsive and unhelpful. Had to do most of the work with the local police and insurance people our selves. Very More
Karen N, 186456
We stayed at St John Villas in August 2016 in the Apricot villa. It was the perfect family break! The villa, whilst relatively basic, had everything we needed inside and most importantly some brilliant outside spaces. The balcony on the top floor was the perfect spot to gaze up at the stars in the evening. The ground floor balcony provided a great view over the sea and was the perfect spot to sit and have lunch. The pool was perfect for the four of us. When the sun went behind the villa the pool could feel quite cool, but that was late in the day and usually the signal for us to get ready for the evening anyway. The restaurant food on the complex was brilliant, and Dora (who looked after the restaurant upstairs) was wonderful and great with our children. There are several reviews that suggest getting a cab from the resort up the hill back to the villa, but we walked it every night and it was fine - our 7 year olds managed it fine as well. From St John Villa you can go on any number of adventures around the island and know you're always going to return to a lovely villa with wonderful staff. More
I would stay here again
Stayed in Orange Tree Villa for a week in September. Villa was equipped with everything we needed but was not luxurious. Our party agreed the villa was nice, the gardens lovely and well maintained and i personally loved our pool, although the rest of the group thought it was too cold to swim in. The view from our villa, especially from the upstairs terrace was fantastic. A downside was that three times during our weeks stay other guests who were looking around the complex deemed it acceptable to walk directly into our garden area and look around while we were sunbathing! One group of guests actually walked into our back garden and were wandering around looking in our windows and peering here there and everywhere WHILST we were sitting on our outside terrace eating breakfast! They didnt speak English and basically ignored us and kept on looking around which i found unacceptable and intrusive. They left after a glare clearly saying 'what the hell do you think you're doing?' from a member of our party! Then on our 6th day we had a knock at the front door which turned out to be a mother and daughter who did not like their villa and said they had been told by the receptionist that we were leaving the next day and that we probably wouldnt mind if they knocked and asked to look around our villa as they could be moved to our villa when we had left. The person in our party who answered the door let them in and i was sunbathing when these two strange women came out of our patio doors for a wander around our pool. I later found out they had asked for a full tour of the villa and had been in our bedrooms and bathroons etc! To say i was furious was putting it mildly but that was the fault of our party for allowing it in the first place but i was shocked that the receptionist had advised this. On our last day we paid â¬50 to keep the villa til 4pm. At 2.30pm we had the housekeeping team knocking on the door for access to clean as the mother and daughter who had the tour of our villa the previous day were wanting to move in. Needless to say we felt pressured to hurry of the villa ( but we couldnt as we werent ready) but that wasnt the housekeepers fault, i would imagine more a communication fault between management and housekeeping. But these were the only negatives.... The staff, especially Dora, were very nice and really helpful, we cant compliment them enough. Our housekeeper came daily and cleaned for 45-60 minutes every day! Our bedding was changed three times and we had fresh towels both for the 3 bathrooms and for the poolside. If we left our pyjamas on our beds, the housekeeper made cute shapes out of them and laid them out nicely on our beds. One day we attempted a BBQ in the pit in the garden which was unsucessful, but then three housekeepers came to the rescue and built an amazing fire with piles of twigs etc that they must have collected when they noticed us struggling! It ended up the best BBQ ever! 10/10 to the staff, you do an excellent job! The villa complex is located at the top of a hill which takes about 10-15 minutes to walk down into the small resort of Tsivili. Its very steep in parts. Two of our group (women in their 50s) walked down and back up the hill twice a day (they are fit though)! The other two didnt even attempt it in the heat. We got taxis back up which are a set price of â¬6, wherever you are and wherever you want to go within Tsivili. There are lots of bars and restaurants in the resort. We would recommend Zorbas and the Olive Tree. Magdelenas bar serves amazing cocktails! Beware of the kids selling roses....the cute little girl will shove a flower in your hands and say the rose is free. You will try to give it back. She wont take it back as insists it is free for the 'beautiful lady'....She will compliment you and gush at you and bat her eyelashes and wait for you to hand some money over, even though she keeps telling you its free ( you should know better)...then goes ballistic and shouts and insults when you try to give the rose back for a third time as remember, you didnt want it in the first place! This all happens in the space of 20 seconds and as she walks away she shouts abuse..lovely! The beautiful beach was long but narrow with people having no care for personal space so it was very crowded. It was â¬12 for a taxi into Zante town which we did a couple of times. I was prepared to drive in Tsivili knowing our villa was up on a hill but after experiencing the roads as a passenger i decided not to drive there...it was wild! Only hire a car if you're 100% confident to drive abroad, its bloody scary!!!! Speed limit- what speed limit? Road signs arent clear and often one way streets are not marked as one way...it seems only the locals know whats what on the roads! Of course if you just want to relax in your villa there is a restaurant, bar and small shop on site so you dont need to go anywhere if you dont want to. We ate a couple of meals there which were good and shop stocks the basics. I would stay here again but i would be a bit more forthright if other guests came snooping around! More
XXX X, 186478
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